This weekend the TSI World Bees take on the Hull Seahawks in a double header. They welcome the Seahawks to the Slough Ice Arena on Saturday and then take the long trip up to Hull on Sunday.
When these two teams have met in previous matches there have been tough battles however when they last met at the Slough Ice Arena the Seahawks came away with the 2 points in a 2-0 victory against the Bees.
Hull Seahawks have had an interesting season throughout as after issues towards the start of the season regarding their roster and not having imports, they have turned their misfortunes around and have had many successes including 2 wins against the Bees so far this season. The Seahawks currently sit bottom of the league on 20 points while the Bees are one spot ahead of them in 10th.
Over the course of this double header against the Seahawks the Bees will need to watch out for Defencemen Declan Balmer and Forward Nathan Salem. In 40 games Nathan has a total of 44 points, 15 goals and 29 assists, and for Declan Balmer he has a total of 23 points, 5 goals and 18 assists. These 2 games against the Seahawks will be crucial as these games will either close the gap for the Seahawks or could really help the Bees gaining these 4 points on offer in their final push for a playoff position.
Click here for tickets to our Saturday home game against the Seahawks. We look forward to seeing you all down the rink.